Saturday, November 29, 2014

Breitling Chronomat 44 Airborne Automatic Watch

Breitling Chronomat 44 Airborne Automatic Watch



To celebrate the 30 years of light of its famous Chronomat, initially developed for the Frecce Tricolori, the Italian airforce aerobatics team, Breitling launches a special series reviving the design and the spirit of the original chronograph. This technical and sophisticated professional instrument features a rotating bezel equipped with four raised rider tabs serving to count off flight times, while facilitating rotation even with gloved hands. The back of the case is engraved with the inscription “Edition Spéciale 30e Anniversaire” as well as the silhouette of an Aermacchi, one of the ten planes flown by the Italian squadron. To orchestrate this new chapter in the history of pilot’s chronographs is Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01, an automatic movement chronometer-certified by the COSC, is fitted aboard the Chronomat 44 Airborne

Movement
Mechanical automatic Manufacture Breitling calibre, officially chronometer-certified by the COSC (Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute), 28,800 vib/h, 47 jewels, over 70-hour power reserve
Functions
Hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph, tachometer
Case
Steel, 44 mm Unidirectional ratcheted rotating bezel Cambered sapphire crystal with anti-reflective on both sides Water-resistant to 500 metres (50 bar/ 1650 ft)
Dial
Onyx Black or Sierra Silver
Bracelet/strap
Military strap or Pilot bracelet with folding clasp

Breitling Press